digital health

Neural networks could help predict future self-harm

Neural networks could help predict future self-harm

Researchers have created artificial intelligence algorithm that can automatically identify patients at high risk of intentional self-harm, based on the information in the clinical notes in the electronic health record.

Augmented intelligence advances robotic surgery

Augmented intelligence advances robotic surgery

TransEnterix, Inc. announced that a hospital in New Jersey successfully completed its first surgical procedures using the Intelligent Surgical UnitTM.

Surgical data science: data-driven assistance in the OR

Surgical data science: data-driven assistance in the OR

In the next-generation operating room interconnected sensors will collect data, analyse it in real-time and make it available to digital assistance functions.

Brainlab acquires surgery game start up Level Ex

Brainlab acquires surgery game start up Level Ex

Brainlab announced the acquisition of Level Ex, a company that creates medical video games designed to advance the clinical skills of physicians and surgeons.

A 3D printed bluetooth enabled stethoscope

A 3D printed bluetooth enabled stethoscope

The digital stethoscope that makes it possible to listen to the heart and lungs of their patients while standing up to 50 feet away.

Humanising wearable health technologies

Humanising wearable health technologies

Designer Leah Heiss considers her work as creating “emotional technologies”, i.e. wearable devices based on human-centred design principles. For her, empathy is everything!

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